Draft Talk: Is Brandon Pettigrew Your Guy?

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Published: April 5, 2009


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Brandon Pettigrew, to me, is probably the number one ranked tight end. He ran the 40-yard-dash three times. The scouts went with 4.87, which is pretty good. Pettigrew is, no doubt, a five-star caliber player.

Pettigrew has some strengths and weaknesses, though. His size is dominant. You are talking about a kid who is 6'5" and almost 260 pounds! His hands are good for the blocking. And speaking of blocking, he has great down-field blocking ability!

The weaknesses aren't so bad, though.

He sometimes doesn't run his routes well. He also sometimes make the ball go into his body at times. He is also going to be a 24-year-old rookie which means he ...

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